USB Mouse Controlled Manipulator Arm

You’ve probably tried to win some soft toy at the arcade using a joystick-controlled robotic arm in the past, but what about trying to achieve a similar feat via a mouse? A smart person out there managed to hook up his USB mouse to control this manipulator arm, which is driven by six servos and an Arduino servo shield. With the mouse in control, you’ll be able to move the robotic arm in various directions, and control the claw to pick up the items you want, just like in the arcade. Video after the jump.


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